Get Facebook access token
Daria Mamchenkova avatar
Written by Daria Mamchenkova
Updated over a week ago

Before you begin

Facebook is a key traffic source for many of the mobile app owners, so with Affise MMP, you can set up Facebook integration and track your campaigns.

This article describes how to get Facebook access token. Facebook access token is an opaque string which is used to identify the user, application, or page. It can be applied by the application to make graph API calls.

Get Facebook access token

To get Facebook access token, do the following:

  1. Click Create App.

  2. Select Other and click Next.

  3. Select the needed app type and click Next.

  4. In the Add an app name field, specify the name of the app and then click Create app.

  5. On the appeared page, go to App settings > Basic.

  6. Specify the needed details in the following fields:

    • In the App domains field, add your app domains.

    • In the Privacy Policy URL field, add the link to the privacy policy of your app.

    • In the Terms of Service URL field, add the link to the terms of service of your app.

    • In the Category field, select a category.

  7. Click Save changes.

  8. In the App Mode toggle, select the Live mode.

  9. Go to Tools > Graph API Explorer and add the following permissions in the Permissions field:

    • pages_show_list

    • ads_management

    • ads_read

    • pages_manage_posts

    • pages_read_engagement

  10. Click Generate Access Token.

  11. In the appeared window, select Opt in to current Pages only, select the pages and click Continue.

  12. Click Save and then click Got it.

  13. In the Access Token section, click the i sign and in the appeared window, click Open in Access Token Tool.

  14. Click Extend Access Token.

  15. Get your Facebook access token in the appeared section.

Please contact the Affise Customer Support team regarding all raised questions via the e-mail: [email protected].

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